Uptown Funk—Smoother Than a Fresh Dry Skippy?

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Uptown Funk—Smoother Than a Fresh Dry Skippy?

Post by rogerwimmer » Tue Feb 10, 2015 11:10 am

Doc: There is an “Uptown Funk” video that shows the lyrics. At about 1:47 of the video, it shows the lyric as, “Smoother than a fresh dry Skippy.” Is that correct? What is a “fresh dry Skippy?” The video I’m referring to is here. Thanks for your help. - Anonymous

Anon: Fresh dry Skippy? Uh, no, that’s not correct. The lyric actually is “Smoother than a fresh JAR OF Skippy,” referring to the Skippy Peanut Butter product. It’s amazing what some people can hear in songs. By the way, one comment from the person who posted the video identifies the error.

This is a good video and you can hear Bruno Mars (and the backup singers) sing the word “jar.” Click here.

“Fresh dry Skippy?” No.

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